September 13, 2009

Pittsburgh Lit Events September 13 - 20

Monday, September 14:

American Shorts @ WYEP Presents Nam Le
American Shorts concludes the 2009 season with a reading and discussion with
acclaimed short story writer
Nam Le, author of The Boat. The evening concludes
with a screening of Steph Green's Oscar-nominated short film,
New Boy. Written
by acclaimed Irish screenwriter and novelist Roddy Doyle.

WYEP Community Broadcast Center
67 Bedford Sq Pittsburgh, PA (Southside)
7:00pm - $10 - (412)622-8866

Tuesday, September 15:

Steel City Poetry Slam
Hosted by DJ Brewer
Local poets perform slam poetry
Shadow Lounge
972 Baum Blvd Pittsburgh, PA (East Liberty)
9:00pm(18+) - $5 - (412) 363-8277

Wednesday, September 16:

The New Yinzer Presents
Join The New Yinzer for this month's TNYPresents event featuring Pittsburgh City
Paper featured writer Sherrie Flick
, Dave Carillo, Dana Killmeyer and Weave Assistant
Editor Joel W. Coggins [that's me!], along with musical act Steve Tribou & The Vacant Sea.

4919 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
8:00pm - $5 (free w/ pot luck contribution)
- (412) 362-0274

Thursday, September 17:

Aleksander Hemon @ Pitt Contemporary Writers Series
The University of Pittsburgh's Contemporary Writers Series welcomes Aleksander
Hemon, author of
The Lazarus Project and Love and Obstacles, for the Fred R. Brown
Literary Award reading, to be followed by a discussion of the future of Fiction curated
by Irina Reyn .

University of Pittsburgh
Alumni Hall - Connolly Ballroom
4227 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
8:30pm - free

Sunday, September 20:

Carnegie Library Sunday Reading Series: Marc Jampole
The Carnegie Library welcomes poet Marc Jampole.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main Branch)
Quiet Reading Room, Main Floor
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland)
2:00pm - free – (412)622-3151

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